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Ella M. Sander

Ella Mae Sander, age 70, of rural Plymouth, passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at her home where she was surrounded by her loving family.

She was born in Plymouth on March 9, 1948, daughter of the late Leroy and Anita (Maurer) Laack. Ella Mae attended local grade schools and later graduated from Plymouth High School in 1966. On May 25, 1968, she married the love of her life, Mark Sander, at Salem United Church of Christ in Plymouth.  The couple resided in the Town of Rhine following their marriage.  Mark preceded her in death on February 16, 2018.

Throughout her life, Ella Mae worked for ClevePak, Gilson, Adams Pharmacy, Camp Anokijig, and most recently was a caretaker for Mark until his passing.

She enjoyed spending time with her loving family and friends, and had a real passion for sewing.

Survivors include: Two sons: Steven of Kiel and Scott (Barb) of rural Plymouth; Two step-granddaughters: Brianna (Eric) Baesemann and Becca Diestler; Brother: Ronald Laack; Brother-in-law: Stanley (Barb) Sander; and Sisters-in-law: Christine (Dick) Fontany and Sheila (Rich) Solek.

She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Ella Mae was preceded in death by: Her husband: Mark; Parents: Anita and Leroy; Parents-in-law: Verona and Willard Sander; and Brother-in-law: Dwight.

Following Ella Mae’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no services or visitation.

The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Plymouth is assisting the family.  For online condolences, please visit

The family would like to send special thanks to the hospice nurses and staff of Aurora Hospice, especially Stacy Eibs.

Services Rendered by: Suchon Funeral Home

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